Police Offer Reward One Year Later For Arrest In Shooting

September 15, 2010 Updated Sep 15, 2010 at 6:36 PM EDT

By Jennifer Stanonis

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September 15, 2010 Updated Sep 15, 2010 at 6:36 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) -- It has been just over a year since five people were shot and two of them killed early one morning in Buffalo last August. "The Buffalo Police Department continues to investigate a double homicide that occurred on Hirschbeck Street in the early morning hours of August 5th last year," Dennis Richards, Chief of Detectives for the Buffalo Police Department, said. "A total of five people were shot, two fatally...Jamie Norton and Joseph Lovett."

Loved ones of the two victims say they'll never forget that dreadful morning. "It's like living in a nightmare that you just can't wake up from, and every day just seems longer and longer without her," Jamie's mother Christy Norton said.

"Losing my sister is hard but watching my mother deal with this is even worse and my family and my dad... none of us are the same," Jamie's brother Anthony Norton said.

Police continue to investigate the deadly shooting. Leads still haven't led to an arrest and now a reward is being offered. "There's a $10,000 total available through efforts of family members and Crimestoppers for the arrest of the person or persons responsible for this," Chief Richards said.

"Somebody is just walking around living their life everyday like nothing happened and they changed the lives of so many people by taking her away," Jamie's mother said. "We're...never gonna stop looking and trying, promise you Jamie."

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the confidential Crimestoppers line directly at 716-856-5600.